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Old 10-09-2018, 12:28 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by bshillam View Post
...but it's a long way from the steering station to the swim platform.
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I routinely dock my 41' trawler solo. For me the trick is to put a long line on the stern cleat and bring the end forward so I can step from the cabin door down to the dock with bow (actually, just forward of midships) and stern lines in hand. Drop a quick knot forward and tend to the stern.

If wind or current present complications....well, that's why we have anchors.
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